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Tastings Around Town

Updated: October 20, 2012 6:01AM



Cafe des Architectes,
20 E. Chestnut
Laurent-Perrier Champagne’s 200th anniversary dinner, 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 22 ($100), includes a pairing of seared John Dory with brown butter cream, crab agnolottis and apples served with a Brut. Call (312) 324-4063; cafedesarchitectes.com .

Sapori Trattoria,
2701 N. Halsted
Indulge Wine School’s Wine 201 class covers harvesting, destemming, crushing, fermentation, pressing and final preparations to bottling; from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 22; $129. Call (303) 991-1994; indulgewineschool.com .

Tuscany Cafe,
77 W. Wacker
Drink specials during the Nick Ulivieri photo event benefitting Bare Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation; from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 20 includes $5 martinis and $4 glasses of house wine. Call (312) 252-0863; tuscanychicago.com .

Tavernita, 151 W. Erie
Argentinian wines are spotlighted during Tippling Nights, a new wine and spirits dinner series; 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25; $55. Call (312) 274-1111; tavernita.com .

Due Lire Vino & Cucina, 4520 N. Lincoln
The $20 corkage fee is waived during Bring Your Own Vino night; 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 20. Call (773) 275-7878; due-lire.com .

Renaissance Chicago Hotel, 1 W. Wacker
The Friday Night Lights event benefitting the Children’s Miracle Network will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 21; $25. Food and wine stations throughout the event; contact justine.lacroix-martin@renaissancehotels.com for tickets.

Denise I. O’Neal



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